I hope 2018 was a wonderful year for you. I hope you incorporated cultured foods into your life and saw the difference they can make. I’ve been making and eating these foods for over sixteen years and they never cease to amaze and teach me. I hope you will look to this next year as a chance to find the you that you were always meant to be – healthy and happy. This is our top content of the year that you may have missed. Below you’ll find some of our most popular blogs of the year.
I wish you a year that is full of blessings and good health!
TOP TEN ARTICLES OF 2018
| The Probiotic That Inhibits Candida and Toxins
I love kombucha and not just because it tastes fantastic but because it has a special probiotic and is one of the most researched probiotics and has been used worldwide to support gastrointestinal health and can even work against candida.
|A Cold You Can Beat After A Holiday Treat
As humans, we naturally crave a sweet taste. Sugar can drop your immune system by 75% and bring on colds and flu. Inside your body is a thriving inner ecosystem of microflora (good bacteria and yeasts) that keep you healthy and strong.
| Overnight Sourdough Bread
I think fermentation is essential to bread making. If you don’t use the help of microbes to make the bread, you won’t get the nutrients out of the bread and gluten will become a problem. I’ve made a lot of sourdough bread and I have a new method that is working spectacularly.
| How Gut Microbes Tell Your Hormones What to Do
Female hormones are complex and beautifully made. But take those hormones and ignore them, and they will get your attention through symptoms of discomfort that can lead to disease and believe you me, they can wreak havoc on your life. Your microbes can help you with all thing hormonal.
| Probiotic Foods for Food Poisoning and Stomach Virus
Of all the health ailments cultured foods can help with, the one I hear the most about is either food poisoning or stomach virus (Gastroenteritis). I’ve seen it work personally on my family many times. When I started sharing this remedy with my friends, I was overwhelmed by how much it was helping them.
| The Flu Shot in a Jar
Fall through winter is the time of year they call “flu season.” People are really afraid of it but I have often said, “The flu should be afraid of me!” When you build up the good bacteria in your body, you create an army that goes with you everywhere you go and touches every person you come in contact with.
|Kefir And Your Blood Pressure
For years, kefir has lowered my blood pressure as well as the blood pressure of many others, but now I know why and how it works. I love it when food can bring you back into balance. These beautiful cells in our body know how to be well if only given the right tools.
|Fermented Sauerkraut and Breast Cancer
Sauerkraut is incredible food. It’s so exciting to see the research flooding in about all the things these foods can do. Cancer and cultured foods have an interesting connection that has helped so many with this deadly disease.
| Einkorn Sourdough Bread
Einkorn wheat is the most ancient species of wheat. All wheat that we consume today is descended from einkorn wheat. People who are gluten intolerant seem to do great on this bread and for good reason. Einkorn does contain gluten, but it is a different type of gluten and doesn't contain the troublesome D genome, which is the source of most gluten intolerance.
| Is Kombucha Good For You?
As of late, kombucha has been getting a lot of press and as it becomes more and more popular, it is causing quite a stir in the beverage business. Learn the truth to the stories and see the research about this powerful drink.